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§ 5608.
Foreign trade missions
(a)
Tribal representation on trade missions
(1)
In general
The Secretary, in consultation with the Tribal Advisory Committee established under subsection (b)(2) of section 6921 of this title (referred to in this section as the “Advisory Committee”), shall seek—
(A)
to support the greater inclusion of Tribal agricultural and food products in Federal trade-related activities; and
(B)
to increase the collaboration between Federal trade promotion efforts and other Federal trade-related activities in support of the greater inclusion sought under subparagraph (A).
(2)
Interdepartmental coordination
In carrying out activities to increase the collaboration described in paragraph (1)(B), the Secretary shall coordinate with—
(A)
the Secretary of Commerce;
(B)
the Secretary of State;
(C)
the Secretary of the Interior; and
(D)
the heads of any other relevant Federal agencies.
(b)
Report; goals
(1)
Report
Not later than 2 years after December 20, 2018, the Secretary shall submit a report describing the efforts of the Department of Agriculture and other Federal agencies under this section to—
(A)
the Advisory Committee;
(B)
the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives;
(C)
the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives;
(D)
the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate;
(E)
the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate; and
(F)
the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate.
(2)
Goals

Not later than 90 days after December 20, 2018, the Secretary shall establish goals for measuring, in an objective and quantifiable format, the extent to which Indian Tribes and Tribal agricultural and food products are included in the trade-related activities of the Department of Agriculture.

(Pub. L. 115–334, title III, § 3312, Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 4623.)
cite as: 7 USC 5608